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CLO 3D Intro | Training Course

See your designs in 360.
Create patterns from scratch and showcase your garments with stunning 3D renders.


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London Bridge £429 + VAT save £70
Online £399 + VAT save £100
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Online £499 + VAT

CLO 3D Intro | Training Course

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What will I learn?

  • Draft precise 2D patterns
  • Manipulate garments in the 3D window
  • Work with fabrics, trims and fastenings
  • Customise and adjust avatars
  • Create and export 3D renders
  • Free digital course assets
  • Free post-course helpdesk support
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What is Digital Fashion?

• Introduction to Digital Language and how it’s used in Fashion.

CLO3D Interface

• What is included in the Menus

• Traversing the 2D and 3D windows

• How to add objects to the 3D window from the Library

• Transformation axis and axis types

• Using and editing the Properties Menu

• What are the Editor Menus

Basics of Creating 2D Patterns in CLO3D

• Creating and editing a 2D pattern from scratch using shapes, curves, and points

• Applying Internal Lines to cut out shapes

• Using smart guides to assist with accuracy

• How linked editing and unfolding can speed up the process

• Importing Digital Patterns from DXF, PDF and Images

Setting up Patterns in the 3D Window

• Manipulating Patterns in the 3D window using the gizmo

• Using Arrangement Points to position pattern pieces

• How to reset 2D/3D arrangements

Sewing Fabrics in CLO3D

• What is the difference between Segment Sewing and Free Sewing

• Sewing pieces together; 2D vs the 3D window

• Editing the sewing

Simulating the Garment

• Different types of simulation tools

• Manipulating the Fabrics in Simulation Mode

• Applying Freeze, Strengthen and Deactivate to assist with complex garments

• Display options for Avatar and Fabrics

Adding and Changing Fabrics

• Creating CLO3D materials

• Adjusting material properties and types

• Colour, Reflectivity, and Roughness

• Applying digital prints in textures and adding graphics

• Creating and applying texture maps

• Using the Texture Editor

• Creating Colour Ways

Adding Trims and Hardware

• Adding a Functional Zipper and Buttons

• Creating different Top Stitch effects

• Adding Piping and Binding

• Adjusting Trim Properties and Types


Customising and Importing Avatars

• Customising the Avatars Measurements

• Adding Make-up and Different Underwear in Photoshop

• Posing an Avatar, Adding Props, and a Backdrop

• Adding Motion to Avatars and Garments

• Adding Animations from Mixamo


• Pattern Nesting

• Snapshot Tools

• Exporting for Teck Packs, Lay Plans & Printing

Rendering - Lights and Cameras

• Creating lights, type of lights and properties

• Adjusting light and shadow settings

• Setting up the camera

• Adjusting the camera to get a good shot

• Using depth of field

Rendering - Image Set Up

• Image sizing

• Adding Backgrounds vs Transparent

• Format – JPG/PNG/MP4

• GPU vs CPU rendering

• Quality vs Render time

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